The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens

As Fresno’s only nonprofit life plan community, we set the standard for hospitality, service and rewarding senior living.

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Location: 5555 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93710 | Phone: (877) 349-1708
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Meet the People

A community is only as good as its residents. Ours are pretty amazing.

“If you’re at a point when maintaining your home becomes a chore, that’s a good time to consider moving here.”

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“When we first visited The Terraces, we were amazed at the beauty of the community and the friendly atmosphere. Now that we live here, our lives are so much better. I take yoga and water aerobics classes and play canasta and dominos with friends. And I still have time to do my volunteer work. Best of all, we know we’ll be cared for if we ever need it. Our kids know it too, and that’s comforting for everybody. We’re very happy to be here.”

Bev Smith

“If you’re at a point when maintaining your home becomes a chore, that’s a good time to consider moving to The Terraces. All the services offered here make it a great lifestyle. It’s nice to know our future won’t be a challenge.”

Charles Wadham

“The ideal time to move is before you need to. I was able to take the time to downsize without too much stress, and didn’t have to burden my family with any of it. Plus, moving sooner allows you to enjoy more of the activities and great people here. I live in the Piazza building and I love to entertain friends – from on and off campus. I also saw the benefit of the on-site health services when I rehabbed at The Village after my knee replacement. The care I received was excellent, and so close to home.”

Rosemary Cotton

“My wife and I keep very busy here. We’re in the band and serve on multiple resident councils. It’s the greatest place on earth to live. The people are friendly, the lifestyle is carefree and the amenities are wonderful. It’s like living in a resort, but it’s our home. We love it!”

Harvey Zimmerman

“Since moving to The Terraces, I’ve joined The Fun Band, started eating healthier and started using the gym. I’m happy that I don’t have to worry about what would happen to me if I had a medical emergency, and that I don’t have to deal with home maintenance. Life is more fun and less stressful here.”

Nick Garcia

“Jan and I have a family heritage in Fresno that’s now six generations strong. So as you can imagine, we have many friends and family members who’ve called The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens home. We always had faith that someday we’d find our home here too.

Through our experience, it has become immediately apparent that we really have a family here that’s determined to look after our every need. We know we’re right where we need to be.”

Bud and Jan Richter

Life at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens

The lifestyle at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens is designed for those who like to live at their own pace, surrounded by great people and engaging opportunities. Living well is at the heart of everything we do. With so much available both in our community and in the greater Fresno area, the possibilities are endless.

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A Taste of Our Dining Experience

Day 1

Entree

Grilled Bourbon Marinated Pork Chop

Seafood Alfredo

Striped Spinach Ravioli


Side Dish

Couscous

Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Banana Squash


Dessert

Regular Chocolate Fondue

Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue

Day 2

Entree

10 oz. New York Angus Steak with Sautéed Mushrooms

Vegetable Kebob

Chicken Breast Piccata


Side Dish

French Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Onion Rings


Dessert

Regular Chocolate Fondue

Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue

Day 3

Entree

Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled Salmon Fillet

Tilapia with Sundried Tomato  Cream  Sauce


Side Dish

Fried Artichoke Hearts – with Garlic Aioli

Bay Shrimp and Avocado with Pico de Gallo

Shrimp Cocktail


Dessert

Regular Chocolate Fondue

Sugar Free Chocolate Fondue

Meet The Chef

Todd Vanderpoel

Chef Todd has been at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens since 2012. He trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa, California.

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Amenities

  • Three distinct dining venues
  • Performing arts center
  • Fitness center and spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds and courtyards
  • Library
  • Full-service salon/barbershop
  • Gift shop
  • Hobby room
  • Multipurpose common areas
  • Underground parking  

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Live Beautifully

Take a look at all these activities to help you enrich your mind, body, and soul.

  • Classes offered in partnership with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Fresno State
  • Happy hours and live entertainment
  • Group outings
  • Senior Dog Squad, cheering on Fresno State

Living Options

We offer a full range of living options in one tight-knit community.

Residential Living

Beautifully designed, maintenance-free apartment homes are just steps away from the energy, opportunity and services of our vibrant community.

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Assisted Living

Help with tasks of daily living, as needed, allows you to continue to enjoy your independence and our life-enriching services and amenities.

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Skilled Nursing

Highly rated long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehab therapies are available, if ever needed, on site in a welcoming, homelike environment from well-trained, friendly professionals.

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Memory Care

Our innovative care program takes a highly personalized approach to help residents with Alzheimer’s or other dementias live positive, enriched lives.

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Check Out Our Floor Plans

Sequoia Apartment

1 Bed, 1 Bath

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The Siena Traditional

1 Bed, 1 Bath

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The Florence

2 Bed, 2 Bath

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How to Find Us

5555 N. Fresno St.

Fresno, CA 93710

(877) 349-1708

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